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thousand customeessin baltimore city rrmain without ppwer onnght.the cityyhas opennd emergency shelters with air conddtioning and beds paul gessser is live at a shelter in nnrthwest baltiiore, which is still waitiig on its first gueet. only a few people pave walked through these ddors at the baltimore junior academy on west coldspring lane.those people have come in to take a load off, grab a free drink of water.nobody stayed here lastnight-- the first niggt his shelttr was was pen i just got bbck from theeother emergency shelter in the 1400 block of east federal street. those cots haven't even been set up yet.they're still in the boxes-- because, no one came in there oo shelter either.all the while, people here in the neighborhood feel the city was not prepared for this kind of storm. 3 3&"they need to have people set up so they can puutthem in all the different aaeaa nd help out everyyody. help everybbdy out. we've been out evee sincc " frrday.""it's been a slow day and that may be a littleegoodd because i think family members are all really pitching in now good bbcause i
's really hectic :54 a b-g-e spokesman says crews cannt do anything until.. an inspector from baltimore city signs off on the contractors work. that work was done a week ago. but, it wasn't until today an inspector showed up. after we started to make some calls. fault.... the moaney's are still without power. it's hoped áthatá will change by the end of this week. joy lepola fox 45 news at 5:30. more than 300 kids... at... the ripken... eeperience... baseball camp... continue to brave the heat. heat.temperatures ... on the field... in aberdeen... reached well over 110 degrees today..../the ... rookie campers ...had... mandatory water breaks... between drills.../. they... say... the heaa is draining.../, but... was not ...going to keep ttem aaay.. from camp. gavin leinenbach: 1.37.41 "103 degrees!" reporter: "does it make you tired?" gavin: "yes." (drinks water) water)hari lymon, father: 1.41.43 "they really know how them water, make sure they lookkffr signs of dehydration, so, iihad no concerns." concerns."this week's... ripken experience... runs through friday,.
. baltimore city. the fire chief is of for a raise. the mayor is proposing a salary increase but the union representing firefighters and officers claim such a request right now is ridiculous. barry simms joins us from city hall with more. >> the union leaders cannot believe it. they want to know how this is being proposed to the fire chief when the city because of the -- supposedly says it is out of money. >> when i am through this process, a sharpening our focus on safety will be my first priority as your new fire chief. >> it has been for years since he stepped onto the streets of baltimore from minneapolis. brought in by then-mayor sheila dixon. stephanie rawlings blake suggests he gets a raise and contract extension. this proposal has sparked anger from those who are already upset about the shutdown of two companies. all because of budget cuts. >> it is disgusting. i had never been in a situation where the rank-and-file that nothing. get stuff taken away from them and the leaders get a raise. >> the mayor will present her request wednesday. calling for the chief's salary to jump from $
on that coming up at 6:00. rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> baltimore city police want to know who shot a man in the head last night killing him at the scene. 11 news is working to learn more about what happened on mickey avenue about 10:30 last night. the only thing we know is the victim's name, brandon. they have no leads i possible suspects or motive, so anyone with information should call baltimore city police. >> lawmakers joining the effort calling upon lawmakers to raise the federal minimum wage in hopes of making a around $10 an hour and by 2014. lowell melser was at city hall wary rally was held and joins us with the latest. >> right now, the federal minimum wage is $7.25 which comes out to $15,000 per year. earlier today, baltimore lawmakers were pledging and calling out for raising the rate. >> ladies and gentlemen, we're here today to demand that congress pass the rebuild america act which would raise the federal minimum wage for nearly 30 million american workers. >> tuesday, baltimore city council president flanked by other leaders including the mayor calling out on washington t
county... 3 baltimore city... baltimore county... howard county... for &plinks to a complete list in your county.. go to our website .. fox baltimore dot com slash morning. 3 3 map 295belairmap 3 & still have more than a hundred phousand b-g-e customers waking upp ithout power this mo. morning.here's a look at the latest numbers.accordinn to &pb-g-e's website... total... anne arundel county...baltimore city... baltimore county... carroll county... howard county... b-g-e's progress has been impressive by sheer numbers, but still too slow for anyone waiting in the dark. joel . smith is llve in glen burnie... to explain how far b-g-e is reachiig out for help, and when they're predicting power to be back for everyone. good morning joel d. ((ad lib)))utility crews have comeefrom as far away as florida... texas... and quebec, canada... to lend hand with all these lines. and aim to have everyone hooked p pgain by friday.why does it take so long... it's simppe... this s mannal labor, around potentiilly deadly power lines. lines. live powerrliies... wee ffund thhs llne on fire
. an arrest at the preakness is at the center of the dispute between a man and the baltimore city police department. a woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting somebody at a ticket counter and punching an officer. a witness said he recorded the arrest on his cell phone. police seized the phone, erasing his version of the incident. >> citizens have a right to -- as long as they are not interfering with the work of the police department, they have a right to record officers when they are doing their jobs out there in public to help keep the police accountable. >> baltimore city police say this is no longer an issue. last year they released new rules saying recorders must be allowed. nadia ramdass, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. the orioles could not finish off a sweep of the indians last night. fans cannot be happier with the season so far. football fans are cheering the ravens return to training camp today. joe flacco and rookies will start practice sessions at the under armour performance center in owings mills this afternoon. veterans will join them. the rest of the team is expected
closings to tell you bout this morning. some summer proorams in baltimore city.. baltimore ccunty... are canceled. to the link to the full list k - oo affected schools on our website foxbaltimore doo com slash morning.in anne arundel and howard county all summer programs are canceled. &p3 3 map bellirfibermap 3 the recovery continuess friday's massive storms still have mmre than a quarter of a million b-g-e customers without power. power.here's a look at the patest numbers.according to b-g-e's website... total... anne arundel county... 3 anne arunnel cuntt... baltimore city... baltimore county... carroll county... county... joel d. smith is streaming now in norrheast baltimore with the latest on the cleanup and how much longer so many will be in the dark and in the heat. good morning joee d. (ad lib) schools, businesses, traffic lights.... yyu name it, so many are still you name it,,so traffic lights.... businesses, schools, businesses, traffic lights.... you nameeitt so many are still feeling the results of those 3 nasty storms, and take the rest of the week to restore pow
. >> was the recording of an arrest at the center of the dispute between this man and a baltimore city police department. at the incident, officers attempted to arrest a woman, she is on the ground with a bloody nose. police claim she is intoxicated and assault the dimon have a ticket counter. video turns up on youtube. >> the police officers saw he was recording and they surrounded him. the strong armed him into giving up his farm. the deleted all of the video including many videos of his young son. >> the aclu sued baltimore city police and now the aclu wants all police departments to set guidelines explaining citizens have their right to record the actions of officers. they also want officers to receive training so that they know the policy. >> as long as they are not interfering with the work of the police department, they have a right to record police officers to help keep the police accountable. >> baltimore city police released a general order j16, a collective stance following lessons learned from the past. >> it basically outlines citizens have a right to videotape in a public place as long as
problems that are continues in baltimore city. east monument closed between wolfe street and patterson park avenue because of that sink hole. take orleans street or madison avenue for that matter. also we have a closure west franklin and park heights remains closed between violet and omen. watch out for that water main break that has two right lanes blocked, east lombard at light street. things are moving along just fine on the west side of the beltway. for instant traffic updates any time you can always count on us at wjz.com. don, back to you. >> thank you . >>> here's what people are talking about this morning. the search continuing for the man who kidnapped vie ripken earlier this week. police have new clues in the case. mike schuh is live with the story. good morning, mike. >> reporter: good morning. if there's ever a crime in public one of the first thing police look for is surveillance photos. in this case they have them. >> look, here's the man police say kidnapped vie ripken at gunpoint from the garj -- garage of her home. . >> he was wearing a white shirt, a long white shirt, blu
today that will help baltimore city police fight crime. it will allow police to identify camera systems in close proximity to crime scenes. >> it will help to further reduce crimes in our neighborhood. >> she think the foundation for the grant helping to make this possible. >> the governor and house speaker met with the city to air out concerns about expanding gambling in the state. to city hall for the latest. >> the meeting lasted about 90 minutes at city hall. the delegation is a big voting bloc and they wanted assurances a sixth casino won't harm the city or its residents. no horse trading for votes, just the facts. the casino opens in prince george's county, what can be done to help baltimore from losing complete revenues to put toward the property-tax rate? >> you have provisions to make sure the city and county are held harmless in terms of local share. >> the local share is revenue used to offset the cost of hosting a casino. on the table is increasing baltimore city posture by 5%. >> we want to put it in a collective pot for anne arundel and baltimore city and to divided up so
and the atmosphere. >> one person is dead after police test involves shooting in baltimore city early this morning. officials said when officers responded, the suspect failed to comply with police. police say they searched his pocket for -- and found a semiautomatic handgun. >> the officer encountered the suspect and the officer fired his weapon at least one time shooting a suspect and the suspect has died at the hospital. the weapon has been recovered. >> homicide is investigating. >> another police-involved shooting in baltimore county where they had no choice but to shoot a man who greeted them at the door with a sword. >> it was a case does a was of great concern. >> a 15-year-old boy abducted from his home in baltimore county and driven to this field pretty was shot in the back of the head. police have arrested a 21-year- old. police have charged him with attempted murder, assault, kidnapping, and gun charges. >> we arrested two overnight with a search warrant and the third was arrested at her residence. >> police confronted the suspect at this home after their investigation led them there.
forthe race. the... mayor of baltimore... announces ...new funding... "citi-watch"... program.... a... grant... from the abell foundation... will... help create .... database ... of... public and private... security cameras, .../ llowing... police... to quickly identify cameras ... close ...to... crime scenes...///.cctizens... and... business owners ... can... register... their... seeurity camera systems ... with... a... web application,.../// giving... police... access... when... there's trouble...// right... now,... the... citiwatch network ...includes ... 600-cameras ... city--wide. police... continue... investigating ... a... domestic shooting... in waldorf .../ that... left... one dead. dead.they... say... 33- year-old.... áshea proctorá... shot... his mother... and father... before... killing himself...//. police... were... called to the home... on... sea--grape court... around ... 5-am.... by... a woman ... who... saad her son... was arguing ... with... his step father..... the... mother... a
problems continue toobe baltimore county, baltimore city... aad anne arundel county...crews have restored power to more 3 joining us now on the phone once again, is b-g-e ssokesman, rob goold.as much prrgress as your aking.... thoss last few thousand longest.... because you're getting to the tough part now. we sure hope we ddn't get more storms possibility.if ttat - happens.... that could slow more outagess areas... continues to be north e baltimoredaas after the chinquapii parkway are dealing with a majjr mess.fallen trees sttil sitting on houses.... cars crushed by branches. neighbors say they've tried o remove the ddbris thhmselves... but some limbs phey can do is wait for the city to ressond. here, and ttat wasthe day ugh pfter, whhch was saturday andd havent seen nobody since." //butt to//"where the help at, where the help at, its been five days. days. the same street is still without power... and neighbors say they're worried about some of theeolder residents wwo dont have air cooditioning. there's still a lot of repair work to be done in baltimore city...pauu gessler shows us w
to decide if baltimore city fire chief, james claak deserves a raise... as the city is struggling financiaaly.megan gilliland is here with more on the fire sttrm it's creating. p3&good morning guys,this week reported that two baltimore closing... because of budget cuts.fire fighters aren't seeing any raise at all. but now, mayoo stephanie rawlingssblake is offering chief clack a wo percent raisee.. and plans to extend his contract... ttrough 20-18. &p161-thousand a year. while... more for the success he's had on the job.some local fire fighters say the timinn is just wrong. (hoffman) "if we're all asked to take a hit and we have been, we just closed two falling at truck 10 in raise is way too much."rcent - much."in a staaement....chief clack says he's very honored chief... and is happy that the mayor has asked him to continue serving. coming up next haaf hour... what the fire fighters union is hoping he'll ask for... if he accepts the raise.i'm meean gilliland, fox45 morning news. baltimore's grand prix race is just 8 weeks away... but already... the new organizers of thh race s
theaters. theaters. baltimore city police say they have no information that suggests that an attack like what we saw in colorado would happen here. but still tonight, the department is boosting patrols as a precautionary measure. they say the propensity for a copy-cat crime is high following a high profile incident. (guglielmi) "we want people to know that there are extra police officers there for their added safety, added security. just want to also inform them that if they see additional resources, it's not because of anything troubling or alarming. it's just simply we want to have extra people around to make sure that they have an enjoyable time at the t" theater." police say if you see anybody or anything that looks something. contact s.. say - security or alert police. an... army sergeant... from baltimore ... is... killed by... a... roadside bomb wednesday... in afghanistan afghanistan the... pentagon says... 28... year old... sgt.... daniel rodriguez ... died... in... ghaz--nee... city....,/ when... his.. vehicle... was struck...// he's...
been spotted in baltimore city. they are required to register on a weekly basis but we are told they failed to do so. anyone with information about their whereabouts should call police. new details tonight in the pin state jerry sandusky case. big the no. 2 has been identified, however his name remains a closely guarded secret -- victim number two. the victim's attorney plans to file a civil lawsuit against penn state after an internal investigation found that top university officials concealed the allegations against sandusky to avoid bad publicity. investigators have released the picture of a man wanted in the vi ripken abduction case. she was taken from roman aberdeen early tuesday morning and then returned 24 hours later -- she was taken from her home in aberdeen early tuesday. >> police are not revealing where their surveillance picture of the suspect was taken. they say could jeopardize the investigation, but identifying him is essential to solving the case. >> the man appears to be in his late 30's or early 40's. he had short brown hair and glasses. investigators are hopi
, baltimore city firefighters offered refuge to kids and parents who haven't had power in five days.the annual tradition took on special &pmeaning this year. lisa davis: 1.29.43 "it's like caaping in your own house. (laughter) i'm hoping it comes on soon."clive williams: 1.20.26 "not ideal, but there you go. there are a lot worst things in liie." firefighters shut off the valves att11:300ssme people in of four days before their power will be restored. as we mentioned... thousands almost a week after the storm. hhre's a look at the latest num. numbers.accorddng to b-g-e's website... total...anne prundel county...baltimore city... baltimore county... carroll county... howard county... b-g-e crews are working powee to ttousands of customers.crews at the command center ave been working round the clock since friday.b-g-e hass alled in a team of 38- hundred people.. including reiiforcments from otherr parious storm roles.... many of them working 12 hours shifts. "iq: you think about it, they literally hit the rack.... oq: to have those types of hours." hourr."b-g-e expects to work throughoot the w
. it is trees on top of electrical wires that still dot the landscape in baltimore county, baltimore city, and several other maryland counties. 3,000 workers from bge and other states are going to hard- hit neighborhoods, trying to repair the damage and get the lights back on. sky eye chopper 13 is over crews in parkville, where you can see damage to at least one home there. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. we'll check in with captain jeff long in sky eye chopper 13. but first, mike hellgren is in baltimore county, with updated information on repairs. mike? >> reporter: mary, unfortunately, this scene, this long after the storm, is still what it looks like in many neighborhoods. a lot of big, downed trees. you can see what the lightning and wind did to this one. this is one of those neighborhoods that is still without power. the governor says he are entering a very dangerous phase right now, because so many people have been without electricity for so long. about 150,000 bge customers are now out. and that's about 150,000 too many. >> reporter: this is new, amateur video, s
... a majority of the outages are in baltimore city. city.here's a look at the latest numbers... total- anne arundel-baltimore city- baltimore county- the damaging weather comes as more than 300 thousand people are preparing to attend artscape in the city. city. joel d. smith is live on the charles street bridge to see how the exhibits and tents survived the storm. good morning joel d. america's largest free arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over three days. artscape 350,000+ attendees over arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over arts festival, attracting america's largest free america's largest free arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over three days. artscape artists, 3 stages... 17 generators350k one hour earlier... 3 coming up... the number of whooping cough cases is expected to hit a record high this year. we'll tell you why... and the group of people who are most at risk. and we're continuing to follow breaking news out of colorado... where a shooting at a midnight showing of the new batman movie... leaves at least 14 people dead.the latest we're learni
decades on the baltimore city police force. but now an officer is forced to resign in disgrace. mary is in the newsroom with more on this case. >> reporter: the detective and her daughter both pleaded guilty today to theft. police sayanderson undercharged her mother. as she brought groceries at this food depot. a security officer spotted what was going on and alerted managers. today, early received probation judgment. early must serve three months probation. >>> anderson received six months supervised probation. air a woman who injected potentially deadly substances. wjz is live in federal court. mike hellgren with more on the sentence and reaction to it. mike? >> vic, she says she was just trying to feed her family and told the judge she accepted responsibility. in addition to those three years, she get a $25,000 fine, far less than the $2 fifty,000 fine the government wanted. can't say anything. >> she said she was just trying to get people to feel better about themselves. never realizing the danger. federal prosecutors say it was industrial grade. the kind used in paint and furnit
a formal complaint. . >> the latest fatalities, all adults, occurred in baltimore city, wicomico, and montgomery county. many are asking, when is my power going to come back on? lowell melser joins us and i hope you have a couple of answers for us. >> i wish i had a magic want and could make it all better for folks, but unfortunately, that is not the case. as we speak, according to the b g e website, more than 213,000 people are without power in the area, but progress is being made. an example here in waverly within the last hour, a crew from upstate new york finish the majority of its work here. you can see debris left behind from a tree that was resting on a power line. the still appears to be some work to be done, as power has not been restored to this neighborhood, despite the progress that was made. workers told us earlier people just have to be patient. >> it is what we do. it is like a doctor gets out of bed in the middle of the warning to go deliver a baby because that is what he does. when there is a power problem, we respond. >> dave is one of 1400 utility members from
prostitution ring with a baltimore city firefighter at the center of their investigation. two men have now been taken into custody, 29-year-old ja mar simmons who has been with the baltimore city fire department for more than a decade. also in custody 34-year-old franklin koit. earlier this week police raided a house on pulaski street in west baltimore. inside they say they found ledgers, documents and computer equipment detailing a large- scale operation along with condoms and other sexual toys. >> just a lot of fine women going up in there and, you know, i didn't know what was going on. >>> the firefighter, ja mar simmons who you see there on your left has a previous sex trafficking charge dating back to 2010. in that case he received probation before judgment and that allowed him to keep his job with the department. if he had pleaded guilty or been convicted, obviously he would have lost his job. now he's being suspended without pay. >>> two teens have confess today killing a former teacher and principal from chesapeake high school in anne arundel county. police responded to reports of a bo
... from... new york city... to... the... baltimore - washington area.../ when... the... a/c... seemed... to... stop working.../. crime... crime... and justice... reporter... joy lepola explains.../first on fox.../ as... temperatures... rose.../ so... did temper. tempers. ((pkg)) it all started after midnight on this bus headed from new york. nat pop some passengers recorded the ordeal on their cell phone. the trouble began... after a passenger asked if the air conditioning was broken.15:20 i was getting hot and sweaty other customers were taking there and fanning themselves after the driver was approached.... tempers flared. (corrina) 17:52 she was going down 95 and she was like ruur and it's a double decker. ford who underwent spinal surgery was jolted along with everyone else.(corrina) 17:37 i'm just sitting there going wow this is really crazy this is my first trip to manhattan never drove a bus there i always drove myself for reason's like this. it was the beginning of a long trip home. after getting back on 95.... the bus pulled over again
. this is a national problem. and i can tell you, people are outraged. >> reporter: baltimore city's crumbling system supplies the entire region including baltimore county and hartford county. many fear it is still not enough to keep up with the aging system. >> testified that she would like to see some sort of a trust fund established. this makes sense. we need to do this. >> reporter: back on light street, a temporary water system finally allowed businesses here to reopen. >> i'm shocked because it looks scary. >> anxious, scared, nervous. >> reporter: many wonder where and when will the next emergency strike? >> reporter: they're sticking to the three-week estimate to get it fixed, but it could shift defending on what they find when they get underground. >> the final cost for the light street repairs hasn't been tallied but is estimated to be in the millions. >>> firefighters strapped on their gears and hit the stairs today. they are in town for a firefighters convention. they started the daze honoring firefighters lost in the world trade center on 9/11. they ran a total of 110 flights and wore ph
- thousand customers in baltimore city without power.more than 19- thousand in baltimoree county... and n anne arrndel countt... more than 44- hundred.ssnce the storm begann bge has restoreddpower to more from bout half a millioo customers without power at the height of llst friday's storms ... to about ????? at this time of day ...bge is making progress. but that hasn't ptopped criticism of the recovery effoor ... for thhs week's take action thursday, rob gould with bge joinn us. us. 3 3&p--burying wires underground. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 a soutt african man will represent his country in track duringgthe upcoming london olympicc.how he will accomplish this feet... without legs. 3 --adblib weather tz-- notes are flying high in worrd's best harmonnzing groups are competing for the title of "world's best barbershop quartet." quartet."quartet nats naas wednesddy... to hear the harmonies that the singers pave been working hard all yyar to perfect.to them... it's like preparing for a competitive sport. code red weather warnings, huuid and hot temperatures... when will e see a cool down?chief met
. >>> this is wjz tv, wjz hd, and wjz.com, baltimore. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood, now it's complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> deadly weather, scorching summer temperatures kill. >> tonight, the race to get power back on for thousands as the heat rises. >>> hello, everyone. >> here's what people are talking about tonight. >> a heat wave takes over maryland. today the sun sizzled with temperatures approaching 100 degrees, making it extremely uncomfortable to be outside. no electricity. tonight, late rainstorms knocked out power to hundreds of fragile homes that had just been restored. wjz is live with extensive coverage. let's begin live in north baltimore with the latest on just how deadly this weather has been. >> reporter: it's hard to believe it's been nearly a week since this storm hit and debris like this still litters the street with triple digit temperatures and power outages, eight heat-related deaths have been reported in maryland. medics rushed to help davis, he and wiz wife stuck in their sweltering apartment with no power. >> i had a heat
tv. before hd and wjz.com baltimore. >> from the city to the county is, now has complete coverage. >> . >> >> a former principal is murdered in florida. >>> was a perceptible in chesapeake pasadena. officials found him floating in a canal. one of the officials rented a house from norman. he says there was trouble between landlord and tenant. >> it was vacant, but then he said, i let these brands go in. and then he said, they are not paying them. >> he was principal at chesapeake until 1983 and the auditorium is named for him. >> a baltimore firefighter is arrested in an fbi raid accused of running a prostitution ring out of a local warehouse. it's not the first time his face such allegations. we have a shocking investigation from police headquarters. >> back in 2010 jamar simmons was arrested for human trafficking and prostitution. he pled not guilty and was given probation. >> inside this house is where police say jamar simmons and franklin coit we're running on online prostitution ring. >> i can't imagine anything scandalous would be going on in here. >> even more surprising i
. baltimore city fire chief james clack says he's considering donating hiss recent pay hike to charity. ggven to clack y the mayor... has come under fire for it's bad timing.the city is in the process oo closing fire companies... and raising health insurance remiums for fire fighters.clack says he baltimore fire foundation... - if fire fighters are not given the same increase in pay in their next contract.the mayor has defended the raisee.. &pciting a steep decrease in city fire deaths under clack's leaddrship. a altimore city police officer whoostooe groceries from a northeast baltimore grocerr store... as been asked to resign from the police force.investigators say back in marrh... ciara anderson intentionally under-charged her mother... &pdetective darlene early... by about 3-hundred dollars.both offthem pled guilty... and reccived probation before juugment.early was also ordered to re-pay the sttre. an afternoon n the park... takes an unnxpected turn for some msterdam teens. teens.take a ook at what happens... when they're out filming some asual skateboarding. (please bleep out s
baltimore city and baltimore county. >> typical in low-lying areas. we have low-lying areas, southbound j.f.x., cold springs lane ramp tends to flood out. >> city transportation officials say they didn't see anything unusual as far as flooding. however, there were reports of flooding at the johns hopkins hospital ambulance entrance, as well as several downed trees and debris clogging drains. >> we kept crews in in anticipation of the storms, and we were able to respond to downed trees and high water. >> state highway officials were also busy thursday night, dealing with close to a dozen flooded state roads and dealing with closures as well. luckily, they say no lives were put in jeopardy because of standing water, and they remind motorists to use caution. >> never drive through standing water. it looks like you might get through, and then you can easily be taken away your entire vehicle, so you want to try and turn around and try a different route. additionally, if you can't see the visibility really bad, find a place to pull over to safety and just wait it out. >> city transportation off
in baltimore city that you want to watch out for. it's going to be rice on pulaski highway at crescent street. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> it's 6:30 right now. and much anticipated report into how penn state handled the jerry sandusky case is going to be released today. >> abc2 news linda so is here this morning with a preview of what we can learn in a few hours. >> reporter: yeah the report could reveal who knew what and when they knew it about the sandusky dais and if they did enough to stop it. an independent group led by former fbi director has been investigating penn state's role for the past seven months, they will be released this morning at 9:00. the report is expects to reveal if former football coach joe paterno and other top penn state officials tried to hide sex abuse allegations involving sandusky. the report is expected to be up to 200 pages long and focus on school officials and the role school culture may have played in allowing the abuse to continue for so long. >> committed to ensuring that our independent investigation b
customers. about 11,000 customers are still in the dark. the large majority of them in baltimore city and baltimore county. stay with abc 7 for news on complete coverage of the efforts to restore power to the region and the struggle with the record heat. log on to wjla.com or check our facebook and twitter sites for every single development. the battle over the economy took center stage in the race for the white house. disappointing jobs numbers led to presumptive gop nominee mitt romney to attack president obama setting. the economy added 80,000 jobs last month. that is a disappointing number. the president visited two key rust belt states during a rally. the president hopes a campaign stop in youngstown ohio today as well. a restaurant owner and eastern ohio who hosted president obama for breakfast died hours after his appearance. 70-year-old ann harris went into cardiac arrest on the way to the hospital. just hours earlier she hugged the president. the white house says mr. obama later called the daughter to offer his condolences. bob ryan is keeping a close watch on the warnings as
on the victim's condition. we're following breaking is at a baltimore city. police are investigating a serious shooting in west baltimore. we're told that happened about half an hour ago. homicide detectives are on the scene because of the serious nature. baltimore county police have linked a suspect in a recent burglary to a sexual assault case. ricky marion bostic tried to break into a home on thursday night. upon further investigation, detectives believe the is the same man who sexually assaulted a woman and her roommate back in may. >> we took his fingerprints and we compared them to evidence recovered from a may 24 sexual assault. the fingerprints were a match. >> he remains behind bars tonight charged with first- degree burglary and sexual offenses. anne arundel medical center officials say an electrical fire and utility closet prompted the evacuation of more than two dozen mothers and newborns. a staff members and helped to escort people out of the building. the fire was found inside a third floor utility closet. fire crews were able to extinguish the fire, but not before much of the ho
is making baltimore beautiful even after his death. the state of the former maitre donated $1.4 million to the william schaefer civic fund established in 2008. it provides grants for beautification to wrap baltimore city and the county. it also received other grants today totaling more than $130,000 the loss of court- ordered community improvement. the board of education issued a list of persistently danger schools in compliance with the federal bill child up behind law -- no child left behind law. the list includes the rising star academy, and kirstin middle school, and the maritime industries academy and benjamin franklin high school, stuart hill academy, and william march middle school. the state board also announced that coaches will be better trained to identify brain injuries suffered on the plainfield. that is in line with regulations to protect athletes from concussions. coaches will have until the end of the month to complete their training. the rules are designed to educate parents on the nature of brain injuries. >> this will be much more robust and in places where they have
are out, 20,000 baltimore county, 61,000 customers in baltimore city, are still without power in this heat. 20,000 prince georges county remain without power all told, across the state, service is out to nearly 211,000 bge customers. well, wjz is live. adam may from baltimore county with more how people are coping there it is tough adam. >> reporter: it is. termers are running short --temperers are running short. this is indicative of the scene right off boll loan that and charles you can see this huge pine tree landed on top of those wires and cut off power to this neighbourhood. >> across baltimore county the sound of generators, and chain saw, echo threw neighbourhoods. >> everywhere we have been all the same branches down trees down. trees on houses, trees on cars. >> reporter: jason has been working nonstop in the svelterring heat since saturday morning. >> this is like a hurricane, really bad. >> this was a wild and furious storm. >> reporter: her yard looks like a bomb went off losing a few trees more than 150 feet high. >> oh, my god i couldn't believe it. this one took out that on
to determine if alcohol and drugs are a factor that claimed the life of a baltimore city man. marcel donnell smith was traveling southbound on 83 when his motorcycle collided with a car. he traveled at a high rate of speed. he had some marijuana in his position. person in car was not injured. >> now the scandal that has rocked penn state. sports analyst bob costas says today that the university needs to suspend its football program for at least a year following the release of the free report. that report is the independent investigation into penn state in jerry sandusky's sexual abuse of children by lewis freed. and found that coach joe paterno hid accusations. he said if the university doesn't take action against football program, the ncaa will. >> but if they play come september at penn state, something's wrong. >> as for joe paterno's legacy, costas says that free report does irreparable damage. he said they enabled sanduskies abuse. -- sandusky's abuse. >> as the race for the white house heats up, the obama and romney campaigns are accusing each other of lying. the obama campaign says it
them the unions representing baltimore city fire fighters bbss could geta two percent r raise. chief james clack earns 161- thousand dollarsa year.but payor stephanierawlings- blake...wants to give him a raise ofmore than three strong recordwhich includes a drop in thenumber of fire fatalities. but union leaders...ssythat's unfair. (campbell) "we were told to live with zero percent, i don't have a rrblem with that if everyone's going to feel the pain, everybody eels the pain i don't have an issue with it, and as far as iim concerned, the chief of the turn the raiss down and say if my folks get a raise, i'm not going to accept raise." raise."the board of estimates plans to vvte on the raisefor chief clack tomorrow. there are predictions tonight that it'll be another losing year for the baltimore grand pr. prix.... last year's race was a hit with ans... but racked up more than 12 million dollarss in debt.the new organizers, race on, say they expect to lose money this year... buu they're promisinn to pay the bills.tickets went on sale in may... but the group is still struggling to
. >>> today's other story a heatadvisory in effect for baltimore city after a small break temperatures are back in the 90s with high humidity that pool looks like the perfect place to be. people who work outside must take precautions and drink plenty of fluids and here is a live lookout side, still hazy and hot let's go right to bernadette woods tracking temperature mrs. the first warning weather center. >>> -- temperatures in the first warning weather center. >>> first warning doppler radar similar to yesterday, just scattered about and really starting to develop these are drifting from the northwest, down to the southeast. we are going to see more as we head through the afternoon. thunderstorms building up and southwest of that, a thunderstorm, that will drift towards gaithersburg a few more on the east earn shore. this is just a small portion but the heat will continue and could expand over the next couple days. 94 degrees baltimore right now, the one spot, 77 in the mountains the dew point is high throughout the entire metro area, we are at least in the 90s except just along the wa
." earlier we told you about the efforts to avoid future overcharges for baltimore city water customers.and we asked in our question of the day if you thought enough was being do. done.scott wrote on facebook..."the city will not turn off the cash cow." cow." and natalie writes... stop taking people's money aad give them a refund. refund. a lot of angry response on this question and most of you don't thnk enough is being done. go... to ...fox- baltimore dot com.../ . áátelláá us... what you think.../. áásoundáá off... thru facebook.../. áásendáá us... a tweet.../// ááandáá hear... your responses tonight.../ at 11. 3 this isn't little timmy ...in a well... / that's a huge bull..../the complicated process that went into rescuing the animal.. coming up. and later... we speak with with racing legend michael andretti.he'll explain why baltimore will not lose any money on this year's grand prix of baltimore. 3 --adblib weather tz-- an... unusual scene ...tuesday evening ...in california../ . as... a dozen rescue crews... rushed to a well...
floor and spread to the roof. the fire has been ruled accidental. >>> the baltimore city fire department is changing its social media guidelines. alex demetrick from the newsroom, with what is bringing about the change. alex. >> according to our media department, the baltimore sun, they are taking a second look at its rules on social media. fire department says they may soon change their rules on comments. this comes after some firefighters wrote inappropriate, insensitive, or inaccurate information on websites like twitter. some firefighters say policies could hinder their constitutional rights to free speech. the city's police force is also reportedly working on its policy as well. mary? >> sounds like complaints posted on twitter include the city's decision to close three fire companies for budgetary reasons. and the approval of a raise for baltimore's fire chief. >> nationwide outrage. a report finds that top school officials at penn state, including legendary coach joe paterno, covered up child sex abuse by jerry sandusky. joe paterno's family is file fighting back. >> we are here t
in baltimore city. we have road closures due to the massive water main break. let's take a live look. as you can see, there is the vehicle fire at wilkins avenue if you look to the right side of your screen. for the most accurate and up to date information, count on us at wjz.com. >>> here is what people are talking about. shock waves from the ncaa penalties against penn state. the effects being felt not only at the campus but around the country this morning. sports director mark vive -- mark viviano has more. >>> reporter: good morning, the sanctions are steep and they include a $60 million fine, equal to one year of penn state's revenue, a rich program with a rich tradition finds itself on the brink of busted. in addition to the fine, a four- year ban on bowl games and a reduction in scholarships likely to cripple a once strong program. their proud past forever tarnished. penn state's present and future in doubt. the ncaa stopped short of shutting down the program, instead handing down wide ranging and long lasting punishment in reaction to the cover up of a sex scandal involving jerry san
... he is now working at a full time job... and plans to attend baltimore city community college in the fall... kc fox 45 news at 5;30 how are the roads looking tonig? tonight?carrie peirce has our traffic edge report. 3 report. mapfiber- 83 at shawanmdot- 695 at greenspring mapmap 3 one year later.....police are still trying to solve a murder that left three people dead .... .... karen parks is live in northeast baltimore where police were out on the streets . today..... 3 this is the neighborhood where that murder happened nearly one year ago.....police were here earlier today handing out flyers hoping to get one step closer to finding the killer.....or killers.... killers.... //take vo// july 26th police were called to this house along nicholas avenue at 4:30 in the morning after neighbors reported hearing gunshots...when investigators arrived...they say the home appeared secured so they left.....an hour and a half later...the home went up in flames....that's when three bodies were discovered inside....the homeowner.....his 36 year old daughter and her boyfriend..
big problems for bge...right now... mooe than 65-thousand people are without power in baltimore county...baltimore city still has more than &p50-thousand people in the dark......and anne arundel county still has more than 30-thousand people who need electricity. meanwhile, governor martin o'malley is pushing for more ppogrrss. utility companies predict that 90-percent of homes will have power by friday.... and the governor's says that's not good enough. he gave reporters n update on the emergency response his afternoon. "iq: soo no i'm not satisfied... oq: without the three or four ays of hurricane wwrning." 3 that brings us to our question of the day.are you satisfied with the emergency response to the ssvere thunderstorms? a lot of unhappy people sounning off on our facebook page toniiht .... you can dot com slash foxbaltimore. meanwhill, area hotels areonce again packed tonight...with folks seeking refuge. refuge. and hotels thatare "pet friendly"...areextremely popular.the lowes annapolis hotel has been cateringto local residents...as wellas their pets. and the guests are grateful. (leude
any information about this case.....you are asked to call baltimore city police. a man who police say sexually assaulted a woman two months ago is now under arrest. arrest.police found ricky bostic along towsontown boulevard last thursday.they say he forced his way into an apartment on versailles circle, which just so happens to be a neighboring apartment building. cpl. kathleen batton, baltimore co. police: 11.43.58 "it's extremely important to get someone like this off the streets. we have three separate crimes. people were home at the time he committed these offenses." offenses."bostic lived in a first floor apartment he's now at baltimore county detention center. a man is behind bars tonight accused in a deadly stabbing in baltimore county. 3 mark brown jr. is charged with first-degree murder after police say he stabbed his acquaintance phillip weatherford.the victim was found inside his car about 2-30 monday morning near pulaski highway and ebenezer road in white marsh. they were traveling southbound on pulaski highway in the victims vehicle when an argument occured, durnig th
the geico app today. supporters of the dream act have teamed up with baltimore city hall to launch a new campa. campaign. mayor stephanie ralwings blake is featured in a new ad that begins airing on t-v- today. today. melinda roeder is live at towson with word on how the mayor could make a difference. difference. 3 3
and baltimore city leaders. the dpgovernor sat down yesterd with mike miller. o'malley says he's more confident a special session on the issue will happen this summer. supporters of expanded gambling want to add a casino in prince george's county and legalize table games at maryland casinos. >>> just about 6:07. robert griffin iii, we'll show you his new commercial that just hit the air. >>> plus, a rescue caught on tape. a woman in a wheelchair takes a frightening spill. >>> and when the hot and steamy weather could turn to stormy. weather and traffic on the ones, just ahead. >>> and next, it's not an olympic sport that maybe it should be. the viral video of some parallel ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. >>> check this out. a woman gets encouragement while she's trying to parallel park. some drunk soccer fans cheered for her and help her park in munster, germany. somebody posted this video on youtube on sunday and already it has more than a quarter million clicks. this video was reported when germany beat arg
is underway. >> this is wjz tv, wjz hd and wjz.com baltimore. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood. now it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> good morning and welcome to eyewitness news this sunday. it's 8:01. we start with the very latest on the horrific movie theater shooting not far from denver, colorado. police are now examining the expected shooters department. we're in aurora with more. >> reporter: president obama will be here later this morning to meet with the families of the victims of this mass shooting. investigators say james holmes planned his massacre with calculation and deliberation. fbi investigators will be back shooting for evidence inside the apartment. on saturday bomb squad technicians set off a controlled debt in addition to help clear the explosives. a trip wire was discovered running across the front door to detonate dozens of homemade bombs. >> this department was designed based on everything i seen to kill whoever entered it. >> reporter: police say he spent over $15,000 over several months to build his assault rifles
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was not hers. >> the apartment building where her body was discovered is owned by the baltimore city housing e authority. ed -- housing authority. >>> road closures caused frustrating gridlock for thousands of commuters in downtown. the work is expected to take 2 weeks. senator ben cardin is calling on congress for help. he said the ageing water system is a problem facing many states. >>> some heat returns to maryland and it's bringing the humidity with it. here's a live look outside. the sun is out but it's mostly cloudy skies for the day and there's a chance for pop up thunderstorms. wjz has weather and traffic together. bob turk is tracking the weather. >> saturday was a record low of 69. right now the upper 80s. we have some scattered shower activity around. most of it looks like it's to our north or to our southwest. the closest active to the maryland is bad ship across southern pennsylvania. it looks like it's going to hit to your folks in northern sections of hartford county, maybe cecil county in the next couple of hours. there's some showers that may move into northern baltimore and h
september 4th. no comment tonight from his office. >>> police in baltimore city are trying to find a man that's wanted for murderment they say he hangs around in the bell air edison area. stern, 23 years old, police suspect him in a murder that happened on west avenue at the end of may. if you know where he is you are asked to call 911. >>> tonight the people charged in the st. patrick's day attack in baltimore pled guilty. the attack on a virginia tourist was caught on tape. -- sentenced to three years in prisonnen, he will serve one and two other suspects were sentenced to time served and probation. a fourth suspect baldwin faces three years in jail. >>> new details to night about the death of those three boys on the east shore this weekend. friends and family say they were last seen playing basketball. they were reported missing saturday night. neighbors and police looked all night and the boys were eventually found dead on the banks of creek sunday morning. 12-year-old cotton and 11-year- old christopher gabrielle along with six-year-old -- >> imagine you have your son yesterday play
. baltimore city reporting more than any other jurisdiction. >> the danger is with day after day after day of high heat, the most vulnerable of us in the community are even more vulnerable, so that includes the elerly folks with underlying health conditions and it's critical for them to be in cool spaces to stay hydrated. >> reporter: hydration is the key for survival for anyone working outdoors. roofers baking in the sun up to 103 degrees, part of the reason why they alternate their schedules. >> start in the morning. drink a lot of water and gatorade. >> reporter: the higher you go, the hotter it is. >> we take turns, go back and forth. he comes down, gets in the shade for a bit and then i go back up and take turns. it helps out a lot. >> reporter: it's the kind of heat having some carrying umbrellas for shade and others whatever they can. >> i get a slurpee until it cools down. that's it. >> reporter: so many people with their air conditioners right now that it actually becomes a drain on the power. b.g.e. have a peak rewards program that could have their air conditioners cycled on and
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